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Gender: M Meaning of Darius: "kingly or possess well" Origin of Darius: Persian or Latin from Greek Darius's Popularity in 2016: #515

Darius is a historic name via Emperor Darius the Great, a key figure in ancient Persian history, and several other Persian kings. His name today has an appealingly artistic image, which might well be found on a concert program or gallery announcement.

Among its cultural inspirations is composer Darius Milhaud. Journalist Christiane Amanpour, who was raised in Tehran, named her son Darius.

Famous People Named Darius

Darius I, 3rd ruler of the Persian Empire
Darius Rucker, American singer
Darius Butler, American football player
Darius Reynaud, American football player
Darius Fleming, American football player
Darius Boyd, Australian rugby league footballer
Darius Slay, American football player

Pop Culture References for the name Darius

Darius - A character in the Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins
Darius - A character in the series 'House of Night' (PC Cast)
Darius - A character in the Ascendance trilogy by Jennifer A. Nielsen
Darius - A champion in the video game League of Legends

Darrius, Darious, Derrius, Dariess, Darias

Darius's International Variations

Dario (Italian) Dariusz (Slavic)